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Ed Rohrer

April 4, 2019
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Henry Edward Rohrer Jr. was born in Ashland, Kansas on December 17, 1924 to Henry Edward Rohrer Sr. and Joanna Rea Rohrer.  Ed rode his horse for eight years to Independence School and then attended Buffalo High School in 1938 and graduated President of his class in 1942.  Ed attended Oklahoma A & M College in Stillwater, Oklahoma, until he volunteered to serve his country in Korea.  Ed was honorable discharged and he returned home to marry the love of his life Lena Mae Millwee of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma, on June 8, 1947. Ed and Lena Mae shared over 71 wonderful years together, and to this union 5 children were born; son, Lynn, and daughters, Lana, Donna, Kendra, and Barenda.  Ed by trade was a Farmer and Rancher, but actually Ed's talents covered a wide range.  Ed was a master welder, carpenter, plumber, and a pretty good piano player.  Ed played by ear and the amazing thing was he couldn't read a note, maybe middle C.  Ed had a gift of public speaking and filled the pulpit several times on Layman's Sunday.  Ed was a scholar and student of the Bible.  Ed held many offices and served on many committees.  Principle organization where he served 50 years on the Harper County Soil Conservation Board, Founding Board Member  on the Harper County Rural Water Association, Sunday School Teacher over 55 years, Building and Finance Committee for the First Christian Church, Education Wing and Church Parsonage in 1965, and Paruna Grade School Board Chairman 3 years.  In 2014, Ed and Lena Mae moved to Woodward, Oklahoma where they attended the First Christian Church in Woodward, Oklahoma and had many friends. Ed was preceded in death by his parents Ed Rohrer Sr. and Joanna Rohrer; brothers; Larry Rohrer of Oklahoma City, and Victor Rohrer of Hershey, Pennsylvania.  Ed was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in October of 2018.  Ed went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 4, 2019 at the Grace Living Center, Buffalo, Oklahoma surrounded by family and friends, at the age of 94 years, 3 months, and 18 days.  Ed is survived by his loving wife Lena Mae Rohrer of the home, son; Lynn Rohrer of Buffalo, Oklahoma, daughters; Lana Perryman (Phil) of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma, Donna Combs (Bob) of Woodward, Oklahoma, Kendra Rohrer (D.D. Atterberry) of Houston, Texas, Barenda Hino (Peter) of Dallas, Texas, 11 grandchildren Leah Brown (Stephen) of New York City, New York, Clayton Rohrer (Megan) of Buffalo, Oklahoma, Lauren Lewis (Andy) of Topeka, Kansas, Lindsay Zimmerman (Dudley) of Carnegie, Oklahoma, Brock Perryman (Kelli of Ninmekah, Oklahoma, Brent Combs (Alexis) of Deer Creek, Oklahoma, Kristy Humphrey (Darrin) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Emory Atterberry (Nikki) of Fort Worth, Texas, Jake Atterberry of Houston Texas, Preston Hino of Dallas, Texas, Dorthy Hino of Dallas, Texas, 11 great grandchildren Raylen Brown, Jack and Tinley, Griffin Lewis, Blake , Easton and Ember Perryman, Mason and Cameron Combs, Drayden and Jace Humphrey, other relatives and friends.  Ed will be greatly missed by family and friends with his great talents


Donations may be made to:

First Christian Church of Buffalo
PO Box 307, Buffalo OK 73834
Tel: 1-580-735-2627


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